Fathom Events to Host “Betty White: 100 Years Young — A Birthday Celebration” on January 17, 2022

Disney Legend Betty White will soon be celebrating her 100th birthday, and in honor of the momentous occasion, Fathom Events will be hosting a special one-day only theatrical event.

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What’s Happening:

  • According to Variety, Fathom Events will be celebrating Betty White’s birthday with Betty White: 100 Years Young — A Birthday Celebration, a one-day only theatrical event.
  • The movie event will screen in 900 movie theaters nationwide on January 17, 2022, the day of White’s centenary.
  • Screenings will begin at local times of 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM. Tickets will go on sale tomorrow, December 17 at FathomEvents.com.
  • Steve Boettcher and Mike Trinklein, the duo behind 100 Years Young, were given exclusive access by White for the film. The event will offer a look into the beloved star’s behind-the-scenes life, her relationship with her office staff and her efforts as an animal advocate.
  • 100 Years Young will also welcome viewers into White’s birthday party, with a guest list that includes Ryan Reynolds, Tina Fey, Robert Redford, Lin Manuel- Miranda, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Jay Leno, Carol Burnett, Craig Ferguson, Jimmy Kimmel, Valerie Bertinelli, James Corden, Wendy Malick and Jennifer Love Hewitt.
  • Additionally, the special event film will feature clips from White’s impressive career of screen acting credits, with footage from Golden Girls, Saturday Night Live, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Hot in Cleveland and her award-winning Super Bowl commercial for Snickers.
  • 100 Years Young will also feature a look at a lost episode from White’s ’50s sitcom days.

What They’re Saying:

  • Betty White said in a statement: “Who doesn’t love a party?!? This one is gonna be great.”
  • Filmmaker Steve Boettcher said: “We didn’t want this day to pass without bringing together all the people that love her, from her co-stars and friends to her many millions of fans of all ages, to celebrate her 100th birthday with an entertaining and loving look at what makes Betty a national treasure.”